M'Đrăk District

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M'Đrăk District
Huyện M'Đrăk
District
Country  Vietnam
Region Central Highlands
Province Đắk Lắk
Capital M'Đrăk
Area
 • Total 520 sq mi (1,348 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 56,887
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

M'Đrăk is a rural district (huyện) of Đắk Lắk Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 56,887.[1] The district covers an area of 1,348 km². The district capital lies at M'Đrăk.[1] M'Đrăk is one of the most remote districts of Đắk Lắk. Eastern gate of the province to pass Phoenix connector Đắk Lắk with Khánh Hòa. The district capital is the town M'Đrăk. The district borders the district of Ea Kar, Krông Bông, the province of Phú Yên, Khánh Hòa.

Ethnicity[edit]

The main ethnic groups in the district are: Êđê, Tày, Nùng, M'nong, Dao, Thái. Kinh people constitute over 50% of the population.

Administration[edit]

M'Đrăk district has 13 administrative units directly under, which includes the communes of

  • M'Đrăk Town
  • Ea Pil
  • Cư M'Ta
  • Krông Á
  • Cư Kroá
  • Ea H'Mlay
  • Ea M'doan
  • Ea Riêng
  • Ea Trang
  • Krông Jing
  • Ea Lai
  • Cư Prao
  • Cư San

Nature[edit]

Most areas of the district is M'Đrăk plateau. Here, abundant forest resources outside, stood on most of the Highlands there are convenient for large pasture cattle breeding, M'Đrăk a name familiar to many people by mentioning Vietnam Hey, the song's "M'Drak" musician Nguyen Cuong.

Located in a tropical monsoon climate, but by 800 meters in elevation on climate districts should have more interesting characters: an annual average temperature is quite low, average 1700 hours of sunshine per year, average annual rainfall on 2500 mm.

M'Drak a small intensive coffee. The fruit is also rich in plants that have specialties such as avocado, durian, jackfruit, litchi and many kinds of crops: sugar, green beans, corn...

District is developing breeding cow, goat, horse...

Here comes the Phoenix Pass, Mt Hope, Lady and the beautiful waterfall K'nao Dray, Ea M'doal Falls ...

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.